TOMATO BISCUIT PIE

Ellen Bales Recipe

By Ellen Bales Starwriter

This came from the Indianapolis Star newspaper, where I work. It's great when you want a meatless meal. You could even serve it for brunch.


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Serves:
8
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Ingredients

1 c
butter
2 c
self rising flour
1 c
sour cream
2 1/8 lb
tomatoes (or may use large can, drained)
1/2 tsp
each: salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4 c
basil, fresh, chopped
2 Tbsp
chives, dried or fresh chopped
1 1/2 c
shredded sharp cheddar cheese

Directions

1
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a 9- by 9-inch pan with aluminum foil. Lightly spray with cooking spray.
2
Melt butter in microwave. Combine butter, flour and sour cream in a medium bowl. Spread the dough in the prepared pan. Bake 20 minutes.
3
While crust bakes, peel tomatoes and slice 1/4 inch thick. Remove crust from oven. Arrange half of tomato slices over crust. Sprinkle with half the salt, pepper, basil, chives and cheese. Repeat the layer.
4
Bake 20 minutes at 425 degrees. Let pie sit 5 minutes. Use foil to lift pie from pan. Cut and serve.